It’s no secret that dogs enjoy licking things. As far as dog behaviors go, licking serves positive and useful functions from grooming and soothing wounds to releasing stress-reducing hormones.Some of the licking behavior we see in dogs evolved from their wolf ancestors. Mother wolves lick their pups for several reasons, including cleaning. Wolf puppies lick […]Read more..
Believe it or not, dirt eating is not uncommon behavior in dogs.Every dog owner should know that at some point, their dog is going to do something strange. For some dogs it’s digging through the garbage, for others it’s the kitty litter. Other dogs enjoy eating soil.You’re might be wondering, “Why do dogs eat dirt?” […]Read more..
We love our little fur babies and do all we can to give them a happy and healthy life. Sometimes this can be a challenge though. One problem I see a lot of dog owners struggle with is how to stop a dog from chewing on everything in sight! And I mean everything; stone, wood, […]Read more..
Is your dog displaying aggression? Is your dog being aggressive to other dogs and has it gotten worse recently? Could the aggression be diet-related? These are all valid questions an owner has.The causes of a dog’s aggressive behavior are many and varied. But since a dog’s current diet is detrimental to a pet’s overall health […]Read more..
If you’ve been a dog owner your whole life, you might be used to the needs of high energy dogs. On the other hand, if you’ve only ever had low energy dogs or you’re a new dog owner you be taken aback by just how much energy some dogs have. When you have a high […]Read more..
Dogs bark. It’s how they communicate and let us know when they need something, but sometimes dogs start to bark excessively which can be annoying not only for you, but also for your neighbors. It’s important to teach your dog when it’s okay to bark and when it isn’t early on, so their barking doesn’t […]Read more..
One of the first things that you should be prepared for when you get a puppy is housetraining. The earlier you start and the more consistent you are, the smoother the entire process will be! If you’re adopting an adult dog, and you’re lucky, they will probably already be house-broken. If not, it can be […]Read more..
There are a couple of different reasons why pet owners would consider making a small investment in a pet tracking device.For one, it is the single most effective way to track down a missing pet. Also, it gives pet parents peace of mind to know where their pet is at all times. Finally, some devices […]Read more..
Are you an avid camper who likes to share good times with your new canine companion? Perhaps you want to begin new hiking adventures with Fido. Then this article is for you whether you want….Read more..
Dog lovers think about their pets a lot and consider them a part of the family. Sometimes, we worry that our dogs are not getting enough exercise. If you live somewhere without a yard, like an apartment (high-rise or otherwise), follow these tips to make sure your dog gets panting daily. Getting a dog’s exercise in […]Read more..